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To the third Article hee saith. that in or about the moneth of January
1655. English style, the arlate Robert Lewellin having hyred and called
to freight the said shipp the Sarah upon the Voiage aforesaid, did at
this Port of London lade and putt on board her a Cargoe of goods
wares and merchandise consisting in Copper barres, iron, and [?bowdges]
to bee transported in the said shipp to Guinney aforesaid, and
there to be bartered away and disposed of for Negroes to be thence
in the said shipp carried and conveighed to Barbadoes or Virginia
there to bee sould and disposed of for the proper accompt and benefitt
of the said Robert Lewellin, and saith the said shipp the Sarah [?with GUTTER]
the said outwards Cargoe of goods did upon the first Day of May
1656. safely arrive and came to an anchor neere the said Coast of Guinney
The premisses hee [this] deponent well knoweth being Purser of the said shipp
and sayleing in her the whole voiage aforesaid./

To the 4th hee saith, That after the arrivall of the sayd shipp Sarah
at or neere the said Coast of Guinney, the said Arthur Perkins
Master thereof in quality of Master and ffactor for the said voiage
did there traffique and barter way the greatest part of the said
Outwards Cargoe, and did therewith gaine and procure the full
number of the one hundred fifty and eight Negroes, and was in [?quiet GUTTER]
and peaceable possession of the same upon the high Sea neere
Cape de Lopes upon the Coast aforesaid and was ready to proceed
with the same from thence upon his said voiage towards Barbadoes
or Viriginia, there to dispose of the said Negroes according to the
order and for the best advantage of his said imployer. Which the
premisses this deponent saith hee very well knoweth for and upon the
grounds of knowledge predeposed, And further cannot depose,

To the 5th Article of the said Allegation hee saith, that in the moneth of
August and particularly upon the second day of the same moneth in the
yeare 1656: the said shipp the Sarah being at an anchor neere
Cape de Lopes aforesaid in a quiett and peaceable Condition
Two Dutch shipps nearing the dutch Colonies one of them being
called the Mary of Amsterdam, and the other, (whose name hee now
remembreth not) being said to bee of Middelborough in Zeeland
both under the Command of John Scroll a Dutchman of the United
Provinces, did in a violent and hostile manner invade surprize and
seize the said shipp the Sarah togeather with her tackle apparrell
furniture and lading of Negroes and other goods and tooke out the
Master and most of the said shipps Companie out of the same
and disposed of them aboard the said dutch shipps, and utterly
dispoyled and deprived them or their said shipps, lading and
appurtenances. The premisses hee knoweth for the reason aforesayd